On October 17, 2011, Sidney Kess received the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Service.

On October 17, 2011, Sidney Kess received the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Service.

The Gold Medal is the highest award granted to a CPA by the AICPA and is given to individuals who have made major contributions to the CPA profession. Kess received the award this week at the fall meeting of the AICPA governing Council. Kathy G. Eddy, chair of the awards committee and former AICPA chair, presented the award.